asking people to
take action to
protect our coast
Open your heart and home
to a friend for life
We’re asking one million people to donate $10 to protect the Galveston Island ecosystem!
Book Your Kayak Adventures
Enjoy a guided and interpretive Eco-Art Kayak Adventure, paddling to places of natural significance on Galveston Bay.
Float the Boat 2022
Become a sponsor or donate to the online auction today!
Bucket Brigade Beach Tours
Join the Bucket Brigade in exploring the creatures and features that make Galveston beaches unique!
Marine Debris Art Contest
$2,000 CASH GRAND PRIZE
Registration is open June 4, 2022, until September 1, 2022!
Artists and ocean-lovers of all ages can submit pieces to display at the art gallery. Art pieces are comprised primarily of marine debris and demonstrate the effects aquatic trash can have on our oceans and the life that depends on them. During the art show, our judges will view all submissions, and you can get in on the fun too!
Visitors can cast their vote for their favorite piece to help determine the People’s Choice Award! View the entries at the Galveston Art League.
Registration is open from now until September 1, 2022. Art pieces must be brought to Artist Boat (13330 Settegast Road, Galveston, TX 77554) by September 23rd. The judging and viewing of the art pieces will be held on October 8, 2022, at the Galveston Art League.
Viewing and judging are held on October 8th at Galveston Art League (2117a Postoffice St., Galveston, TX 77550).
Individuals of all ages can register for the art contest. Register below. Help us keep our beaches clean and pristine!
Float the Boat 2022 – Making the Gulf a Better Place
Float the Boat is Artist Boat’s annual fundraiser. Join us to help conserve land and get more kids out on the water. The event includes a fabulous plated gourmet dinner, live music, dancing, a bar, live and online auction, and much more! Click the button to learn more, sponsor, and participate to protect our Gulf Coast and further the work of Artist Boat.
Your Health and Safety
Artist Boat has always had safety at the forefront of our guided-interpretive tours, and our number one priority is the safety of all guests. Artist Boat is committed to following the recommendations from recognized health authorities, including the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the World Health Organization (WHO).
As we open up, Artist Boat’s interpretive guides and educators continue to take extra precautions during the current global pandemic. We have implemented special measures to keep everyone safe during and after your activity.
Stringent Cleaning – All equipment is disinfected thoroughly between guests, and hand sanitizers are available. Masks are required. If you do not have one, we can provide one.
Physical Distancing – We request that everyone maintain 6 feet of physical distance between other guests and Artist Boat’s Tour Guides.
Wellness Checks – Employees are checked daily to ensure that they are healthy and symptom -free. If you are anyone in your group is experiencing symptoms, we will work with you to cancel or reschedule your tour.
Please call us with any questions or concerns (409) 632-0388.